Halloween is a great time of year to celebrate with a fun event, but hurry up and book your mini bus hire in High Wycombe to get you there and back soon, as it often books up at this time of year! The Londonist has a list of the best Halloween themed events taking place in London this year if you haven’t yet finalised your plans.
Head to The National Gallery where The London Drawing Group are hosting an all-day event themed around monsters and witches, taking place over the whole Halloween weekend on the 26th, 27th and 28th October. Tickets are £27.84.
An event for over 18s only, the Prince Charles cinema in Leicester Square has a horror movie marathon taking place, featuring films from across all decades. The dress code is pyjamas to ensure you’re comfy, and you can expect to see films such as the original Scream movie, Final Destination and I Know What You Did Last Summer. Its £20 and takes place on the 26th October.
If you loved music from the 80s and 90s then this event will definitely be perfect for you – Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes opens its door to host a Halloween dance party celebrating the music from these decades. Tickets are reasonably prices at between £5 and £7 – booking ahead is required for this event.
On the 26th October head to London Bridge where The Old Operating Theatre Museum will be hosting a Victorian séance, looking into the history of the spiritual ritual and how you can call the spirits of the dead yourself. Tickets are £12 each and its taking place on the 26th October.
Now for some events that families with kids can enjoy. The Museum of London Docklands is hosting a spooktacular Victorian London themed sleepover. There will be lots of exciting tasks to keep you entertained such as creepy crimes to solve as well stories of scary crimes that took place in that era. Perfect for families with children between the ages of 7-11 years old, taking place on the 26th October with tickets costing £60.
If your kids love to dress up then head to Burgh House and Hampstead Museum where they are throwing a kid’s Halloween party. There will be themed craft activities to get stuck into and also a competition to find the best costume of the night. The party takes place on 26th October and tickets are £10 so perfect if you’re on a budget but just make sure you book ahead of time.
Big Fish Little Fish are back again to host a Halloween rave for all the family, located in Hangar London Fields its taking place on the 28th October with ticket prices ranging between £7 and £10. Get your dancing shoes on and hit the dancefloor where you’ll find bubble machines, balloons and party cannons.
What’s Halloween without pumpkin carving? Ramsey Flowers in Canonbury will be hosting an event that’s completely free for everyone. As well as pumpkin carving, the kids will also get the chance to try out some gardening and play in the mud. Happening on 28th October again make sure you book ahead as slots fill up quickly.